Climate Home Page

The County is launching an Electric Vehicle Purchasing Co-op this fall. Learn more about this program on our ZEV webpage.


What Can I Do?

What can my family, friends, and I do in our everyday lives to combat climate change and create a more resilient Montgomery County?

Calculate Your Carbon Footprint and Take Action

Climate Change Infographic

Download the Interactive Climate Change Infographic (PDF, 338KB)



Climate Action Plan

The Climate Action Plan is Montgomery County’s strategic plan to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 80% by 2027 and 100% by 2035. The Climate Action Plan details the effects of a changing climate on Montgomery County and includes strategies to reduce GHG emissions and climate-related risks to the County’s residents, businesses, and the built and natural environment.



Climate Action Plan Press Event and Press Release

County Executive Elrich Unveils Montgomery County Climate Action Plan That Is One of the Most Ambitious in the Nation

►   Read the Climate Action Plan Press Release


Tour the Climate Action Plan Virtual Information Room

Visit the Draft Climate Action Plan Virtual Information Room

►   Visit the Climate Action Plan Virtual Information Room


Community Feedback

The Montgomery County Climate team provided opportunities for community feedback on the Draft Climate Action Plan.

►  Public Comments Summarized by Theme on the Draft Climate Action Plan (PDF, 294KB)
►  List of Individual Public Comments Received on the Draft Climate Action Plan


Follow Us on Social Media and Spread the Word!

Create a buzz on social media. Follow us on  FacebookTwitter, and  Instagram and invite your neighbors and colleagues to view the Climate Action Plan. We've made it easy, just download the social media toolkit and post away.

►  Social Media Toolkit (PDF, 876KB)


Sign up for Our Newsletter

Sign up to receive the Montgomery County Climate News, a quarterly newsletter that will provide updates on the County's climate and resiliency efforts and upcoming events.

►  Sign Up for Climate News



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